Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun


Several popular horror video games.

Horror’s Ability to Possess People

Jet Taft, Columnist April 19, 2024

Horror, since the concept's creation, has captivated many. The spooky atmospheres, the thrill of adrenaline as situations intensify, and the enthralling stories make horror a popular source of media. Yet...

Dan Schneider hugs a cast member.

Nickelodeon’s Dark Side

Erin McGinty, Columnist April 5, 2024

Dan Schneider, director of many of the older Nickelodeon shows like “iCarly,” “The Amanda Show!,” “Drake and Josh,” “Victorious,” and many more, was recently accused of many counts against...

Title screen for the new adaptation.

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” Live Action Debut

Jet Taft, Columnist February 27, 2024

The Nickelodeon original “Avatar: The Last Airbender” (ATLA), which ran from 2005 to 2008, has finally gotten the live action remake that it deserves. The animated show had three seasons and a total...

Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show.

Jon Stewart Returns to “The Daily Show”

Suhani Singla, Columnist February 16, 2024

CNN states that after eight years of absence, Jon Stewart has returned to “The Daily Show,” a comedic news platform with a team that talks about the biggest headlines with jokes to lighten the mood....

True crime entertainment hurts the victims and society.

Is Our Society’s Obsession with True Crime Unhealthy?

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist May 23, 2023

Over the past few decades, the popularity of true crime has been ramping up. Podcasts, documentaries, TV shows, and movies have introduced the genre to millions of people. However, while it may seem like...

Formula 1: Drive To Survive is one of the main factors in the large growth of Formula 1.

How Netflix Introduced Americans to a New Sport

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist May 23, 2023

During the Coronavirus lockdown in 2020, many Americans who found themselves stuck at home decided to watch new movies and shows. One show that gained popularity on Netflix was “Formula 1: Drive to Survive.”...

Technology has its benefits in childhood development, but can also be detrimental.

Kids Growing Up with Technology vs. Kids Who Don’t

Amanda Mourelo, Editor of Student Opinion and Features and Extras May 23, 2023

In 2023, technology has become incredibly advanced. It is prevalent in everyday life because it can provide resources and answers for everyone. Typically, adults and adolescents are the individuals using...

Puppetry has created an entire new media style.

The Evolution of Puppetry in Media

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist May 23, 2023

Puppets were first made widely popular in western media by the introduction of “Sesame Street” on the National Education Television Network, which later became what we know today as Public Broadcasting...

TJ is the first Filipino muppet on Sesame Street.

New Kid on the Street

Seairah Hyde, Columnist May 19, 2023

Recently, “Sesame Street” has introduced TJ, a Filipino muppet that is 4 years old and a second generation Filipino-American. He enjoys entertaining his little sister, gardening with his grandparents,...

These five episodes of the famous sitcom demonstrate the best of the show.

“The Office” Hidden Gems

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist May 9, 2023

“The Office” is a show that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide with its unique blend of humor, heartwarming moments, and engaging characters. While the show is well known for its iconic...

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